Gathland State Park
A unique War Correspondent's Memorial Arch, constructed by journalist and author George Alfred Townsend. On his former estate, the George Alfred Townsend Museum is open weekends. Apr-Oct 12-5pm. Hike through the park on the Appalachian Trail. Picnic pavilion. Periodic Civil War living histories and encampments. One building is handicapped accessible.
Locations(s)900 Arnoldstown Rd. | Burkittsville, MD 21718
Local: (301) 791-4767
Did you know…
Frederick is commemorating the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War? There are many events planned throughout the year. Learn more about Frederick's involvement in the Civil War and our special commemorative events today.
For additional information on Maryland's role in the Civil War, visit the Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area website.